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What's coming up for Alexandria City Council, Douglas County Board of Commissioners, and Douglas County Board of Appeal and Equalization

Alexandria City Hall
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Alexandria City Council
Regular Meeting
Monday, June 13

Where: The Mayor and City Council may participate in the City Council meeting remotely via telephone or video. Members of the public may participate via phone or other electronic means. Find more information at and click on the meeting date to display the link. If you wish to provide input to city staff and/or elected officials on matters before the City Council, please email

7 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence, approve agenda. Consent agenda: Approve minutes for May 23 city council meeting, approve minutes for May 23 special city council meeting, approve May bills

7:05 p.m. Special event permit
A. Carlson Music Center – “Make Music Day”
B. Habitat for Humanity Douglas Co. MN – “Habitat for Humanity Hard Hat Events”

7:10 p.m. Public hearing – On-sale liquor with Sunday liquor license
A. El Loro of Alexandria II Inc. dba El Loro


7:15 p.m. Licenses
A. Mobile food truck/vendor – Rubys Pinoy Food
B. Transient merchant (temporary vendor) – Country Fresh Farms Inc. dba Prime House Direct
C. Transient merchant (temporary vendor) – Justin Gian dba Fabien Seafood
D. Temporary on-sale liquor license – Minnesota Lakes Maritime Society
E. Temporary on-sale liquor license – Alexandria Youth Baseball Association

7:25 p.m. Airport Manager Kreg Anderson
A. Bellanca Building lease agreement (Opportunity Enterprises, LLC)
B. Award excavating bid for airport seaplane base renovation project

7:35 p.m. Resolutions and ordinances
A. Resolution authorizing agreement with MNDOT for federal airport expenses reimbursement (ARPA)
B. First reading of an ordinance amending Section 3.17 of the Alexandria City Code relating to off-sale malt liquor licenses

7:40 p.m. City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven
A. Authorize advertising for bids for turf replacement at Knute Nelson Memorial Park
B. Revised 18th Avenue engineering agreement

7:45 p.m. City attorney’s items of business
A. Resolution of pending hazardous property abatement actions (1611 6th Ave. E.)

7:50 p.m. City administrator’s items of business

7:55 p.m. Old and other business

8 p.m. Adjournment


Note: The Alexandria City Council will convene a special City Council meeting at 5 p.m. to discuss the following items: Runestone Community Center expansion update, Minnesota Army National Guard Readiness Center, special events and liquor service, ARPA priorities, and legislative committee update

Special note: Members of the public have the right to participate in the meeting by phone or other electronic means. To participate remotely via video, please go to our website, and click on the meeting date to display the link.

The above items are scheduled as of Wednesday, June 8, and are subject to change.

Douglas County Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
Wednesday, June 15
Location: Douglas County Administration Building Board Room, 821 Cedar St., Alexandria

1 p.m. Call to order, approve agenda, approve minutes of May 16 emergency meeting, approve minutes of May 17 regular meeting, approve minutes of June 8 emergency meeting

1:01 p.m. Troy Wolbersen, sheriff

  1. Resolution - DNR 2022 State of MN Annual County Boat and Water Safety Grant - action

1:06 p.m. Heather Schlangen, county coordinator

  1. Request to fill vacancy - full-time deputy recorder - action

1:08 p.m. Chad Larson, county attorney


  1. Request to hire legal assistant in place of office support specialist - action

1:10 p.m. Rod Naab, facilities maintenance director

  1. South entrance - admin building - action

1:12 p.m. Laurie Bond, community human services director

  1. Resolution - Managed care for families and children - action
  2. Approve amendment to Children’s Mental Health Respite Grant - action
  3. Approve reallocation of previously approved position - convert social worker slot to licensed drug and alcohol counselor - action
  4. Non-emergency medical transportation update - informational

1:22 p.m. David Rush, land and resource director

  1. Licenses - action
  2. Final plat - BobMike Meadow - action
  3. Final plat – Henry Fuhrman Meadow - action
  4. Conditional use – Nathan R. Lund - action
  5. Conditional use – Alexandria Pro Fab Co Inc. - action
  6. Conditional use – Willow Storage Properties LLC - action
  7. Update on high water levels on county lakes - informational
  8. Temporary special controls for water surface zoning - action
  9. Approve filling of office support specialist vacancy and any subsequent vacancies - action
  10. Resolution - Sauk River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan biennial workplan - action
  11. Ag Association - Storm debris staging agreement - action

1:42 p.m. Tim Erickson, public works director - county engineer

  1. Approve advertising for bids: State Aid Project 021-645-007, etc. - action
  2. Approve compliance repairs: public works fuel station - action
  3. Approve order of tandem snow plow truck - action
  4. Approve sale of pickup - action

1:52 p.m. Alexandria Technical College

  1. ARPA request - action

1:57 p.m. Jill Frisell, finance director

  1. Bills - action

2:02 p.m. Board

  1. Counties providing technology JPA - action
  2. Per diems - action

2:07 p.m. Items from the floor


This agenda is as of June 8 and is subject to change.

Board of Appeal & Equalization Meeting
Wednesday, June 15
Location: Douglas County Administration Building – Commissioners Board Room, 821 Cedar St.

3 p.m. Call to order

3:01 p.m. Stacy Honkomp, assessor

  1. Appeals for the Board of Appeal and Equalization - action
  2. Review of local Board of Appeal and Equalization booklet - informational
  3. Tax Court petitions - informational
  4. Questions and answers - informational
  5. Sign the attendance sheet


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